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September Wonder Fuji apple

Blush. Approximates flavor of Fuji in spite of much shorter growing season.

Also known as

  • Jubilee

USDA identification images for September Wonder Fuji

The identification paintings in the USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection span the years 1886 to 1942.

    Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705.


    This variety is a sport (natural genetic mutation) of: Fuji

    Visitor reviews

    • 17 Sep 2014  NORTH CAROLINA, United States
      Bought these apples from Merciers orchard, Blue Ridge Ga. This past week-end, they said name was Sept. 1st variety. Sounds like same apple. Very impressed with taste.
    • 12 Oct 2013  GA, United States
      We sampled these in Aug. last year and weren't impressed, but when we tried them again in early Oct. they were fantastic! Crispy and tangy wonderful!
    • 12 Dec 2012  WI, United States
      I tasted September Wonder grown in Georgia fall 2012. The absolute BEST Fuji type I have ever eaten! Far better than any Fugi's I have sampled from the grocery chains.
    • 14 Oct 2011  WA, United States
      Fuji's weren't quite ready so we decided to get the September Wonder, and it blew us away! Very close in flavor to the Fuji, used them for dehydrating, juicing, applesauce, and apple butter. Very delicious!

    Tree register

    United States

    Spring blossom records for this variety

    2015 season

    • 12th April  2015  - tree owned by Gil in Snohomish, United States

    2014 season

    • 27th April  2014  - tree owned by Gil in Snohomish, United States

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    Harvest records for this variety

    2015 season

    • 1st week September  2015  - tree owned by Gil in Snohomish, United States


    • Species: Malus domestica - Apple
    • Parentage: Sport of Fuji
    • Originates from: Prescott, Washington, United States


    • Country of origin: United States
    • Fruit colour: Pink
    • Annual cycle: Deciduous
    • Flowering duration: Average (2-3 weeks)
    • Flesh colour: White
    • Fruit size: Average
    • Fruit shape: Conical


    • Picking season: Mid
    • Keeping (of fruit): 3 months or more
    • Flavour quality: Very good
    • Flavour style (apples): Sweeter
    • Juice style: Sweeter
    • Cropping: Heavy
    • Fruit persistence: Normal ripening
    • Food uses: Eating fresh
    • Picking month: September
    • Picking period: late September
    • Wildlife: RHS Plants for Pollinators


    • Gardening skill: Average
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Pollinating others: Average
    • Ploidy: Diploid
    • Vigour: Average vigour
    • Fruit bearing: Spur-bearer
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Sunlight: Prefers full sun


    • Cold hardiness (USDA): Zone 5 (-29C)
    • Climate suitability: Temperate climates
    • Climate suitability: Warm climates
    • Cold-hardiness: Cold-hardy
    • Summer average maximum temperatures: Cool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
    • Summer average maximum temperatures: Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
    • Summer average maximum temperatures: Hot (>30C / 86F)

    Other qualities

    • Disease resistance: Average
    • Powdery mildew: Some resistance
    • Fire blight: Some resistance
    • Scab (Apple and Pear): Some susceptibility

    Where to buy fresh fruit

    The following orchards grow September Wonder Fuji:

    United States

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